Head of Teaching, Learning and Innovation
Lisa joined GEMS Dubai American Academy in August 2018 as the Head of Teaching, Learning & Innovation and is excited to start her third year with the DAA family this year.
Lisa is entering her 12th year in Dubai, after starting an international career here at GEMS World Academy in the 2008-09 academic year. In 2011, Lisa moved to the Professional Learning and Development (PLD) Team at GEMS Corporate Ofﬁce (now TELLAL Institute) and was immersed in school based teacher and leader development. As part of the TELLAL Institute, Lisa continued to work closely with all GEMS schools and partner universities focusing on initial teacher training, professional learning and development, and school leadership and management. Lisa holds a Masters in Leadership and Management in Education from Manchester Metropolitan University in England and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Western University in Canada.